Bring your own boat or hire one from Lakes Entrance, Metung or Paynesville to explore our extensive waterways.

Whether it be ocean, lakes or rivers there are endless fishing, picnic and sightseeing locations for you to experience.

A hire boat or bring your own - just so long as you spare some time to explore the fabulous waterways of the Gippsland Lakes. In addition to self drive yachts, motor cruisers and day boats, you can hire kayaks, half cab boats or go on a tour boat to get even closer to nature; a superb experience especially when the dolphins are active.


The Gippsland Lakes offers a whole lot of wonderful destinations to explore by boat.


Lake Tyers is also good for boating and offers excellent fishing.

There are boat ramps and public jetties throughout the region.

Check if boat parking is available or the possibility of a boat mooring, you can also contact Gippsland Ports or Riviera Nautic in Metung to rent a berth for the duration of your stay.

Cruise Operators on Gippsland Lakes


Lonsdale Cruises: 03 5155 2889 or 0413 666 638

Peels Tourist and Ferry Cruises: 03 5155 1246

Wyanga Winery Cruise: 03 5155 1508

Far Out Charters: 0428 401 819


Lakes Entrance Paddle Boats: 0419 552 753

Blue Riviera Hire Boats: 0402 459 293

Victor Hire Boats: 0409 403 001

Portside Hire Boats: 03 5155 3832


For a relaxing afternoon on the water 'Riviera Scenic' offer hire boats and Kayaks.

They are a wonderful way of discovering more about the unique and beautiful waterways of the Gippsland Lakes. Visit the Riviera Scenic website for more information.